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How To Tell If Your Catalytic Converter Has Been Stolen by Asunaky: 2:39pm On Aug 05, 2022
You may not be able to tell your catalytic converter was stolen by looking at your car, but you’ll know as soon as you start the engine. When the catalytic converter has been removed, your vehicle will make a loud roaring sound that’ll get louder as you push the gas pedal.

Your car might also make a sputtering sound as you change speed, or you'll notice it's not driving smoothly.

An increase in the exhaust — or the exhaust smells — can be a definite sign of a stolen catalytic converter.

In summary, here are the key symptoms that your catalytic converter has been removed:

Loud roar when you start the car, louder as you accelerate
Increase in exhaust fumes, or unusual exhaust smells
Missing parts under vehicle leading to muffler
Uneven or sputtering acceleration due to lack of exhaust regulation
Check engine light or inspection failures

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Re: How To Tell If Your Catalytic Converter Has Been Stolen by Asunaky: 2:44pm On Aug 05, 2022
Catalytic converters are increasingly a target for thieves due to:

The current market value of a catalytic converter’s precious metals
The ease of removing a catalytic converter for an experienced thief
The inability to track catalytic converters
In the current market, catalytic converters can be resold to recyclers for as little as $50 or to precious metal dealers for as much as thousands of dollars per ounce, reported the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).

Because advanced models of catalytic converters include even more precious metals than older models, thieves have an increasingly attractive opportunity to make quick cash.

Experienced thieves can remove a catalytic converter in minutes, especially with modern power tools, according to Edmunds. Plus, there are no tracking systems on a catalytic converter

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Re: How To Tell If Your Catalytic Converter Has Been Stolen by Asunaky: 8:59am On Sep 08, 2022
Catalytic converter
Re: How To Tell If Your Catalytic Converter Has Been Stolen by joungblood(m): 12:13pm On Sep 12, 2022
Omo
Re: How To Tell If Your Catalytic Converter Has Been Stolen by 3kay945(m): 5:55pm On Sep 12, 2022
Na to use Ogun curse any fools that tried that shit close to me.

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Re: How To Tell If Your Catalytic Converter Has Been Stolen by Asunaky: 8:36am On Nov 07, 2022
Stay safe
Re: How To Tell If Your Catalytic Converter Has Been Stolen by Angrygoat: 2:44pm On Nov 07, 2022
No much difference on catalyst or not. The main is make engine dey ok. Na engine be motor oh,nor be catalyst

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Re: How To Tell If Your Catalytic Converter Has Been Stolen by Asunaky: 2:38pm On Dec 10, 2022
It is important
Re: How To Tell If Your Catalytic Converter Has Been Stolen by Frankspot(m): 11:37am On Dec 12, 2022
I also heard that fuel consumption tends to increase, my uncle is a victim of this… na panelbeater run am street

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